Two Jackson television stations reported Monday that Jackson Mayor Frank Melton lost consciousness at the Hinds County Courthouse during the swearing in of Hinds County officials.
WAPT-TV says an ambulance was called and treated the mayor in an empty courtroom. WJTV-TV says the mayor later left the courthouse and told reporters that he felt fine. The stations said the mayor drove away in his car.
There's been no official word from city officials about the incident. Melton had heart bypass surgery last year in Texas after doctors discovered a blockage.
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